Business leaders welcomed an earlier vow from George Osborne to extend the enterprise zone which would open up the door to borrowing millions needed to regenerate and create thousands of jobs
They don't like to talk about it but sometimes top politicians admit this general election campaign is really targeting a small number of voters
Post investigation reveals the city is overlooked in recruitment as most roles are filled in London or Salford despite pledge to devolve spending to the regions
The Labour leader of Birmingham Council attacked "abhorrent" leaflets by a Shadow Minister which warned immigrants must "earn the right to stay" by learning English and obeying British laws.
Labour candidate says city council leader Sir Albert Bore was hoodwinked into condemning the leaflet as "abhorrent"
Attention has focused on Labour's plans to cut tuition fees but the party's long-term plan is for students to earn a salary while they learn
Region sees another rise in the amount of good heading east compared with what is coming back as brands like JLR and JCB lead the way
Land in east Birmingham once earmarked for train yards can now be developed under new vision called East Birmingham Growth Prospectus
Pro-smoking campaigners Forest claim the legislation is excessive
Last time Labour was in opposition the party launched the "prawn cocktail offensive", when it wined and dined business leaders in an attempt to convince them that Labour was on their side.
In the week the Birmingham Post unveils its Rich List, Jonathan Walker looks at the other side of the coin and examines how one in four homes in the region have been plunged into poverty
Liam Byrne's seat appears to be one of the safest in Birmingham, according to bookmakers ahead of the 2015 General Election
The House of Commons will debate and vote on the proposal, which is backed by Staffordshire MP Michael Fabricant (Con, Lichfield)
News about Birmingham is, for better and worse, never far from the political pages and 2015 will no doubt continue that trend with this sextet leading the way
The massive former Alstom and LDV sites in Washwood Heath are currently being held for a HS2 Rolling Stock Maintenance Depot
There are 267,151 "knowledge economy" jobs in the West Midlands. The figure in the North West is 421,467 and in London the figure is 1.3 million.
Birmingham MP Steve McCabe (Lab Selly Oak) is the latest to highlight the issue of the public's concerns about immigration
With talk mayor for the West Midlands back on the agenda, political editor Jonathan Walker assesses the potential candidates
MP Liam Byrne, a potential candidate for the job, has set out detailed proposals for the powers a Birmingham or West Midland mayor should have.
Both in the Midlands and across the UK we need to find some means of bulking up materially for the economic relations with Chinese city regions Liam Byrne aspires to be delivered.